20 terms

5th Grade Science: safety & tools 5.1A & 5.5A Quiz

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beaker
A wide cylindrical glass vessel with a pouring lip, used as a laboratory container and mixing jar. Milliters=volume
graduated cylinder
a tall narrow container with a volume scale used especially for measuring liquids. Milliliters=smaller amounts of volume
triple beam balance
Measures the mass of an object. mass=grams
pan balance
a type of scale used to measure the mass of an object by placing it in one pan on the scale and balancing the scale with weights placed in the other pan. mass= grams
flask
a glass container with a thin "neck" that widens to a rounded base. volume=ml
mass
is the amount of matter in an object. mass= grams
weight
A measure of the force of gravity on an object.
volume
The amount of space an object takes up
prediction
what you think will happen
hypothesis
An educated guess that attempts to explain an observation or answer a question
procedure
a series of steps taken to accomplish a task
results
data and observations gathered from the experiment
conclusions
a decision about the hypothesis based on the results of the experiment
matter
anything that has mass and takes up space (stays the same)
data
information gathered from observations
precaution
something done beforehand to prevent harm or trouble
hazard
a possible danger
eye wash station
used to rinse chemicals from eyes
lab safety equipment
goggles, gloves, apron, eye wash station, chemical shower, fire extinguisher, and teacher
physical properties
Properties that can be observed or measured without changing the matter

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